Make Your Own Baby Formula

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I have seen where parents are having a hard time finding baby formula. Here are a couple of recipies for homemade formula the first ones are what my generation was raised on (and we turned out just fine ). Yes, it does have corn syrup in it and I have had people get all bent out of shape about it. So a couple things about that. First, if it is all you have to feed your baby it is better then nothing and second if you look at the ingredients of store-bought formula it has corn syrup in it also. I did have one lady tell me that you should use “Organic blue agave” ok well if you can’t find formula pretty sure you are not going to find any of that.

The first one is

Baby’s First Formula

6 oz. Evaporated Milk
10 oz. Water, Boiled
1 1/2 Tbsp. Sugar OR Corn Syrup

Baby’s Second Formula

10 oz. Evaporated Milk
15 oz. Water, Boiled
2 1/2 Tbsp. Sugar OR Corn Syrup

Baby’s Third Formula

13 oz. Evaporated Milk
19 oz. Water, Boiled
3 Tbsp. Sugar OR Corn Syrup
( I know corn syrup is not good for you and most is from GMO corn. So if you can get organic and non-GMO,  or use sugar it would be better. But in a crisis situation or and emergency you know you can use plain corn syrup. Also never use honey.

Gradually shift from the first formula to the third formula over the first 4 months, increasing
the amount as your baby grows. After this, if the baby is gaining weight and eating solids,
you would give undiluted whole milk or evaporated milk diluted with equal parts of water,
and omit the sugar. If you use this you will want to add some vitamins such as
Poly vi sol vitamin liquid.


And honestly I think that even if you used the canned milk formula with the vitamins you would be better off than using store-bought at least you are not having to worry about all the chemicals and the added happy crap they put in the store-bought stuff. 

Just my thoughts anyway especially after reading this 80-percent-of-us-packaged-foods-may-contain-dangerous-chemicals_062013  and are banned from other countries. It is a shame what the FDA and our government will allow, and do for the sake of money.


One Reply to “Make Your Own Baby Formula”

  1. Chaniqua

    Yes…so many other countries have stricter food regulations. I have learned my lesson.

    This is very helpful info. Luckily I was able to breastfeed my last baby. I was unsuccessful with my other children. So thankful he weaned 6 months ago. Formula is hard to find and nursing made me extremely hungry and was draining at times.